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Film on onion price crash makes a mark

A gentle probing of agriculture produce purchase mechanisms, the film follows a father-son duo to the mandi, the marketplace, to tell the story of lakhs of onion and vegetable farmers who have suffered dramatic price collapses in recent years.

Maharashtra Farmer Producer Companies get another target: 10,000 tonnes of onions

Onion prices are again under the radar of the central and state governments because of their upward trend since the third week of May.


PMO returns money-order of farmer who got pittance for onions

Sanjay Sathe, a farmer from Niphad tehsil of Nashik district, had sent Rs 1,064, his earnings from onion sale in the wholesale market, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 29 as a protest.

Onion price rise temporary phenomena, says Agriculture Secretary

Last week, Nasik-based National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF) Director P K Gupta had indicated that there would be 30-40 per cent fall in acreage of kharif onion this year due to poor rains in some growing states.

Buffer solution

Government should have the means to intervene in commodity markets, which isn’t the same as fixing prices.

Double whammy: From Rs 55 to Rs 7.5 per kg, onion growers feel the heat

Prices of the bulb crash even in the midst of an unprecedented drought in Maharashtra.


Onion lessons

Time to review utility of MEPs, and also other restrictions on movement, storage and marketing of agricultural produce.

Price crash: Onions bring tears, this time to farmers

Lower rabi plantings from drought and govt export curbs may hurt consumers too.

You won’t die if you don’t eat onions: Rajasthan minister Prabhu Lal Saini

Jaipur: “You won’t die if you don’t eat onions for a few days.” This was Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Prabhu Lal Saini’s alleged reply to a question by farmers about rising onion prices. The remark, made during an informal interaction in Sriganganagar on Friday, triggered a row, with the Opposition Congress slamming the minister for his […]

Cong protests outside CM Arvind Kejriwal’s residence over rising prices of onions

Prices of essential commodities have gone through the roof, making lives of the common people unbearable.